Rain at many places in Kerala, Lakshadweep

Thiruvananthapuram, Monday, Sep 10, 2012: Rain occurred at most places in Lakshadweep and at many places in Kerala. Heavy rainfall reports in cm were Piravom (Ernakulam district) 8 and Minicoy (Lakshadweep) 7, Local MeT office said here.

The other chief amounts of rainfall reports in cm were – Chalakudy 5, Kavaratti 3, Kozhikode, Vellanikkara & Irinjalakuda (both in Thrissur district), Aluva , Ponnani & Vythiri 2 each.

Rain/thundershower will occur at many places in Kerala and Lakshadweep. Heavy rainfall will occur at isolated places in Kerala during next 48 hours.

Strong onshore winds from northwesterly direction speed occasionally reaching 45-55 kmph is likely along & off Kerala coast and over Lakshadweep area during next 24 hours